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Fentanyl is dominating headlines, but there’s a more comprehensive drug problem happening in Texas

Lawmakers are passing laws in an attempt to slow the rise in fentanyl overdoses, but drug advocates warn the opioid is mostly a booster for other illegal drugs.

A group of counterfeit K56 pills, which contain fentanyl, is displayed as tests are conducted on seized drugs at the Houston Forensic Science Center in Houston on March 29, 2023.

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